ERIC Number: EJ358610
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Controversial Issues: Their Proper Treatment.
Metcalf, Lawrence E.
Social Education, v51 n6 p442-44 Oct 1987
States that the proper treatment of issues relies upon the conversion of an interpersonal conflict into an intrapersonal one. Without such conversion, a student is prone to argue with other students and the teacher, rather than himself. Describes five types of statements useful for promoting thoughtful discussions of controversial issues. (JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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